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Diocese of San José del Guaviare

Dioecesis Sancti Iosephi a Guaviare



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Bishop(s)

  • Vacant
  • José Figueroa Gómez, Apostolic Administrator
  • Belarmino Correa Yepes, M.X.Y., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 29 October 1999
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Villavicencio
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Colombia
  • Square Kilometers: 42,327 (16,348 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesisdelguaviare.org/
  • Mailing Address: Curia Episcopal, Carrera 24 N. 8-91, San Jose, Guaviare, Colombia
  • Telephone: (8)5840.023
  • Fax: (same)

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Vicariate Apostolic of San José del Guaviare
19 January 1989ErectedPrefecture Apostolic of Mitú Vicariate Apostolic of San José del Guaviare (erected)
Diocese of San José del Guaviare
29 October 1999ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of San José del Guaviare Diocese of San José del Guaviare
3 July 2004Metropolitan ChangedDiocese of San José del Guaviare (from Bogota)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Vicariate Apostolic of San José del Guaviare
1990110,000120,00091.7%75129,166549ap1991
Diocese of San José del Guaviare
1999100,000120,00083.3%17175,8823412ap2000
2000100,000140,00071.4%18185,5553412ap2001
2001100,000140,00071.4%18185,5553412ap2002
2002105,000145,00072.4%20205,2503615ap2003
2003103,500115,00090.0%28283,69633415ap2004
2004108,500120,00090.4%23234,7173415ap2005
2010118,000121,00097.5%16167,375221315ap2011
2014121,000126,60095.6%16167,56212915ap2015

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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